Kingwood Township Seal

Kingwood Township
Physical Address: 599 Oak Grove Road and Route 519, Frenchtown NJ 08825
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 199 Baptistown, NJ 08803-0199
Phone: 908-996-4276  Fax: 908-996-7753

   
Announcements


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HUNTERDON COUNTY

SOLID WASTE 
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RECYCLING SERVICES






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HUNTERDON COUNTY
SHERIFF • COUNTY CLERK • ALONG WITH THE BOARD OF CHOSEN FREEHOLDERS
PRESENT
IDENT-A .. SHRED
Limited to Hunterdon County Residents OnJy
•No Businesses•
Where:
THE PARKlNG LOT LOCATED BEHIND THE HISTORIC COURT HOUSE
71 MAIN STREET, FLEMJNGTON
When;
SATURDAY, APRIL 1 9AM-NOON
SATURDAY. MAY 6 9AM-NOON
SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 9 9AM-NOON.
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 7 9AM-NOON
SATURDAY. NOVEMBER 4 9AM-NOON
Protect your Identity-bring your documents to be shredded for free
For More informatjon, go to www.co.hunterdon.nj.us/countyclerk.htm or call (908)788-1214
DETAILED LIST OF ACCEPTABLE AND UNACCEPTABLE MATERIALS
WHEN GOING TO A SHRED DAY
WHAT TO INCLUDE:
Paper (staples, paper clips, binding clips are OKAY!)
Manila Folders
Hanging Folders
Old Check books
Old credit cards
Envelopes (including Paycheck Envelopes with windows)
WHAT NOT TO INCLUDE:
Carbon Paper
Cardboard
Plastic Sheet Protectors
Plastic
X-rays

Limit of 10 Banker Boxes per Resident per Event




The Township would like to make its residents aware of possible fire dangers through the disposal of ashes from wood, pellet and coal burning stoves. With the dry conditions in the State, the escape of an ember can be devastating to the Township and its residents.  Please use extreme caution when disposing of embers.




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Chair Yoga with Kim Karsh
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Description
This is our most gentle exercise class.  Chair yoga is perfect for seniors with physical challenges who find it difficult to get on and off the floor as required by a traditional yoga class.  Chair yoga for seniors is a traditional yoga class with postures chosen to aid mature bodies to protect joints, strengthen balance and increase the range of movement.
Registration is a must.  No drop-ins.  Class size is limited.  Must bring waiver and purchase punch card to enter class.  $4.00 per session.
For more information and to register, call (908) 284-6128.

Location - Dates and Times
Wednesdays:     Fairview School, Kingwood *
                             Begins on April 5th  - 12:15pm

*Location will change on November 1st to the Frenchtown United Methodist Church, Frenchtown

Open to all residents of Hunterdon County 60+ years and older.  Sponsored by the Hunterdon County Division of                   Senior, Disabilities and Veteran Services; Senior Health and Fitness Program







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Parks & Recreation



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January is Radon Awareness Month

Radon is a serious health risk. It is the second leading cause of lung cancer, and
is the leading cause of lung cancer among non-smokers.    NJ Department of Health encourages everyone to have their homes tested for radon.
More information:
   NJDEP Radon Information:  http://njradon.org/
    Health risks:  http://www.epa.gov/radon/health


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Winter Safety Tips
Heavy snow can cause roof stress problems, roofs should be cleared to keep the weight off of it to prevent  roof collapse.

Exterior doors should always be kept snow free for normal and emergency use.

Exterior vents for heating, dryer vents and oven exhausts should be kept open.

No open burning in the house, as in small barbecues with wood or charcoal.  

Have a CO2 alarm working in your house.
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Dog License & Rabies Clinic
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 Animal Control Services
Animal Control Solutions LLC
24 Hours 7 Days a Week
 908-310-1452 
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Recent Kingwood Slide Shows
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Scam Alert
JCP&L has received increased reports of scammers targeting utility customers. Visit the Scam and Fraud Information section on the FirstEnergy website at www.firstenergycorp.com/scaminfo for updates on known scams and tips to help ensure the safety of your family, property and personal information.  Scammer Alert from JCP&L ______________________________________________________________________________________

Scam Alert
Area Codes 809, 284 and 876 - Please do not return calls to messages with these area codes.  For more details, please go to  AT&T Scam Alert





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New Jersey Arsenic Awareness Initaitive
Many northern New Jersey residents get their drinking water from private wells, and NJ Private Well Testing Act results from 2002-2012 show that >10% of wells tested exceed state limits for arsenic in drinking water, and in some townships >40% of private wells tested exceeded state limits. The New Jersey Arsenic Awareness Initiative was developed to inform owners about the need to test their wells and the importance of treating drinking water for arsenic when results show levels exceeding the standards.
If you have a private well in Northern New Jersey, check out these videos!
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Kingwood: The Development of Route 12 Study
Project Video & Community Survey Available
 
As part of the “Kingwood: The Development of Route 12 Study”, we have created a project video and launched a survey to supplement the public workshop that occurred at Kingwood Elementary School in February.  The survey includes images and videos describing the materials shared with the audience at that meeting, then asks questions to gauge your opinion about future growth and preservation along Route 12 and throughout the community. 
 
To view the video and participate in the survey visit: www.togethernorthjersey.com/Kingwood 
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Lyme's Disease Association Inc.

It's Lyme Time...
The highest risk for Lyme Disease is mid-April through September.  
Protect yourself through frequent tick checks!
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Thank you to everyone who helped at the
Kingwood Park
Stream Bank Clean-up and Native Species Planting
Over 1000 trees were planted!
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Easy Things You Can Do Every Day To Protect Our Water
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Horseshoe Bend Park
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COURT LOCK BOX DROP OFF
AVAILABLE
IN FRONT OF MUNICIPAL BLDG.
FOR COURT CORRESPONDENCE TO
BE DROPPED OFF DURING OFF HOURS
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NJDEP Press Release:  Safe and Proper Use of Wood Stoves and Fireplaces
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JCP&L expands online tools

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 Report a crime, receive an award, remain anonymous
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Low Income Home Energy Assistance (LIHEAP) Program
Now Accepting Applications
To learn how to apply for LIHEAP, go to www.state.nj.us/dca/divisions/dhcr/offices/hea.html or call 1-800-510-3102. Households should contact the authorized local community action agency or organization in their area, listed at www.nj.gov/dca/divisions/dhcr/offices/localagencies.html on the DCA website. For persons age 60 or older, or who are disabled, applications may be received and returned by mail.    

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EMERGENCY INFORMATION FOR POWER OUTAGE

IMPORTANT LINKS:



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Refrigerator/Freezer Recycling Program  You'd be amazed at what your old refrigerator can save!
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Rutgers NJ Ag. Experiment Station: Landscape Plants Rated by Deer Resistance
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